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The murder of George Floyd is a symbol of the Obscene inequality and racial hostility black people still face in the United States of America and many other parts of the world.
The figures for LGBT hate crimes are dwarfed by the almost 79,000 reported race-related hate crimes, which increased by 11% last year.
Misogyny is not reserved for straight men. There is a long, toxic tradition of gay men cruelly mocking cishet women, and misogynoir is strong particularly among black gay men.
Professor Ryan Wade explores racism on gay dating apps (Racialized Sexual Discrimination) in a new study published by the American Journal of Community Psychology.
A few courageous gay men and women have defied the status quo in Africa and made a significant name for themselves in the broader LGBT community.
My gay Heimlich Manoeuvre joke flopped in Jamaica. All these Jamaicans just glared at me las if I’d farted in church. It was like a fog had come over their faces and nobody said a word.
What evidence is there that Christianity brings any real value to the lives of gay and bisexual men and women in African societies when all the signs suggest churches benefit from spewing homophobia?
Getting a taxi in Washington DC isn't easy for a black man, especially not for a dark-skinned brother with dreadlocks.
We can only hope that Omar McLeod’s on-track heroics will be the prevailing narrative, and not the controversy over whether he is gay, or has a boyfriend.
Toni Morrison took the ugliest or most paradoxical truths and rendered them hauntingly beautiful, simply (not so simply!) by telling stories.

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